Exporting raises productivity in sub-Saharan African manufacturing firms

Proponents of trade liberalization argue that exporting helps firms to achieve higher productivity levels. This hypothesis is examined for a panel of manufacturing firms in nine African countries. The results indicate that exporters in these countries are more productive and, more importantly, expor...

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Volume: 67
Main Author: Van Biesebroeck, Johannes
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: AMSTERDAM Elsevier B.V 2005
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Elsevier
Elsevier Science Publishers
ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV
published in: Journal of international economics Vol. 67; no. 2; pp. 373 - 391
Data of publication: 2005
ISSN: 0022-1996
1873-0353
EISSN: 1873-0353
Discipline: Economics
Business
Series: Journal of International Economics
Subjects:
O12
F14
O33
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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